Amy Whalen, who enjoys a good genealogy hunt, has offered to do some quick serarch on the spot with resources she has available via her laptop. Detailed searches will not be possible but you might get an answer to some burning questions or learn enought tidbits to start your own search. Mark your calendar and drop by.
Sponsored by the Westwood Historical Society
Wednesday, March 11
How the Irish Came to Cincinnati (Membership Meeting)
Westwood First Presbyterian Church (3011 Harrison Avenue - parking and entrance from Koenig Avenue)
Dave Schroeder, Executive Director of the Kenton County Public Library, will discuss Irish immigrants in the Greater Cincinnati area. Why did they leave their homeland? What brought them to the Greater Cinicnnati area? What contributions did they make to the community? Learn interesting facts you can share when you celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Dave is known for his extensive research on the Irish.
Tuesday, March 17
The Cincinnati & Westwood Railroad Story (Area Event)
Nathanael Greene Lodge (6394 Wesselman Road)
The Green Township Historical Association membership meeting features the long defunct Cincinnati & Westwood Railroad. Greg Kissel will discuss how it came to be, the many challenges it faced, and its ultimate demise.